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Carolina celebrates Black History Month 2024

A Stone Center lecture by best-selling author Keisha N. Blain highlights a month of performances, talks and exhibits.

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UNC-Chapel Hill will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with lectures, performances and exhibitions.

The second Dr. Genna Rae McNeil Endowed Black History Month lecture highlights this year’s events. Keisha N. Blain, a New York Times best-selling author, award-winning historian and professor, will deliver the lecture at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Research in Black Culture and History.

Blain is the author of “Four Hundred Souls,” “Until I Am Free” and “Set the World on Fire.” She is also a columnist for MSNBC and received the 2022 Guggenheim and Andrew Carnegie fellowships.

Black History Month at Carolina also features these events:

This story will be updated throughout February with more information as events are announced.